Access to Policing and Criminal Justice - Higher Education Diploma

Course Code: TA1FE22

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Start DateLocationDuration
02/09/2019University Centre1 YearApply
01/09/2020University Centre1 YearApply

Course Overview

In just 12 months, qualify to enrol on a public services degree-level course with our Access to HE Diploma. Ideal for those wanting a career in policing or the criminal justice sector, the course provides the skills and knowledge needed for further related degree-level study. B&FC is an Ofsted Outstanding college with expert tutors, all with high levels of industry experience. We provide lots of support in areas such as developing your study skills and in applying for the next phase of your educational journey. The course leads to rewarding careers in area such as policing, the criminal justice system, youth offending and the Home Office.

Entry Requirements

You will need 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English Language and/or Maths. We also accept NVQs in place of GCSEs but you will need to provide evidence of these.

Prior to enrolment we will invite you in to complete literacy and numeracy assessments, a written exercise and an informal discussion with the Course Tutor

Qualification Obtained

Access to HE Diploma (Policing and Criminal Justice)

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This part-time course runs from September to June and comprises 10 timetabled hours held over two days each week. We would also expect you to devote a similar amount of time each week to private study, for research, background reading and the creation of drafts and final reports.

We use a range of teaching methods on the course. The work is classroom based and involves activities such as essays, reports and presentations.


Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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